Both models were treated with a new, three-way Engine Mode Select Button (EMSB), which allows riders to personalise the power delivery from super-smooth to ultra-aggressive using a simple button mounted on the handlebars.
The 450R model has experienced an aggressive makeover in the engine department, with improved power delivery and feel thanks to a host of changes, including a new exhaust system, updated PGM-F1 Duel Fuel settings and a redesigned HRC-spec cylinder head.
On the suspension side, the CRF450R boasts the latest evolution in KYB’s 48mm front forks which have greater damping adjustability through the Triple Air Chamber unit.
While the sixth-generation aluminium frame is unchanged on the 2015-spec CRF250R, a lower engine position centralises weight distribution, while the new lightweight 49mm Showa air forks, radiator and electronics cuts weight to an exceptionally competitive 105.2kg.
Upgrades to the PGM-FI engine management system and exhaust provides a sharper throttle response across the board, with the most notable improvement in the low to mid-range.
Both new models received larger front wave brake disc (up from 240mm to 260mm), lightweight aluminium rims and top-spec Dunlop MX52 tyres.
One thing Honda has not changed is the reliability and ease of maintenance for which the CRF’s have become renowned for around the world.
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For more information about this remarkable offer and full terms and conditions visit your nearest Honda Dealer, Ring 1300 1 HONDA or go to www.hondamotorcycles.com.au – *CRF450R will be available in dealerships early October.
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